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Photo of a girl looking excited about a STEM project and text saying Badge in a Box Kits now available for all levels.

Announcing: Badge in a Box kits available for all levels!

All Badge in a Box kits will include the badge, most supplies needed for activities, and VTK tips!

  • Computer and internet access are required to complete the badges in a box.
  • Price: Varies per box
  • Order them here!

Pick-up will be available at the following locations:

Thousand Oaks
The Oaks Mall - 2nd Floor
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360                                                

Oxnard
The Collection at RiverPark
581 Town Center Drive
Oxnard, CA  93036

San Luis Obispo
1119 Chorro St.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Castroville
10550 Merritt St.
Castroville, CA 95012

List of Badge in a Box Kits:

Daisy Mechanical Engineering: Model Car Badge

With this badge in a box Daisy Girl Scouts will build a model car and test the friction of their car on different types of surfaces. Daisy Girl Scouts will also prepare for a car chase!

Supplies included:

-          Marble                            - Wooden dowels                  - Construction paper

-          Ping pong ball                - Wooden wheels                  - Small cardboard box

-          Paper                               - Clay                                       - Toy figurine

-          Crayons                          - Tape

Extra supplies that will be needed:

Optional:  -  yardstick or ruler (to measure how far the car travels)

                 -  items to create a ramp

Daisy Mechanical Engineering: Roller Coaster Badge

This badge in a box gives Daisy Girl Scouts the opportunity to engineer their own roller coaster and see how different designs affect the speed.

Supplies included:

-          Wooden spools          - Tape

-          Wooden dowels         - Scissors

-          Crafts sticks                - Small paper cup

-          Clay

Extra supplies that will be needed:

-          items to create a ramp

Brownie Automotive Design Badge

Brownie Girl Scouts will find out how automotive designers come up with ideas for new vehicles with this badge in a box. Then, they will take the wheel and design their own car. When you earn this badge you will know how to design, sketch, and sculpt a vehicle.

Supplies included:

-          Tape              - Clay

-          Pencil            - Scissors

-          Markers

-          Paper

Extra supplies that will be needed:

-          2-3 bulky or awkward objects, examples: pool floatie, gallon of water, a pile of blocks

-          2 or 3 different things with wheels to move your awkward objects à examples: cart, wagon, skateboard, etc. 

Brownie Inventor Badge

Brownie Girl Scouts have you ever thought about becoming an inventor? With this badge in a box you will find out how inventors work and how they make stuff and then become an inventor yourself!

Supplies included:

- Toy figurine        - Envelope        - Paper    - Tape

- Notecard    - Rubber band    - Crayons    - Construction paper

- String    - Lined paper    - Cardboard piece    - Plastic tube

- Beads     - Pencil    - Yarn

Extra supplies that will be needed:

Optional: other random crafting supplies

Junior Business Jumpstart Badge

Do you know what makes someone an entrepreneur? When a Junior Girl Scout earns this badge, they will come up with an idea, get feedback on it, and pitch it to others – just like an entrepreneur!

Supplies included:

-          Cardboard piece                       - Tape                    - Blank paper

-          Construction paper                  - Crayons

-          Yarn                                               - Pencil

-          Rubber band                              - Lined paper

Extra supplies that will be needed:

-          Optional: additional materials to create a business prototype

Junior Mechanical Engineering: Balloon Car Badge

This badge in a box will help Junior Girl Scouts learn about air power and then create an alternative fuel car. After earning this badge Girl Scouts will know how to engineer a balloon-powered car and understand potential energy, kinetic energy, and jet propulsion.

Supplies included:

-          Construction paper                  - Balloon                              - Wooden wheels

-          Scissors                                        - Tape                                    - Clay

-          Glue stick                                     - Cup

-          Push pin                                       - Straws

-          Pencil                                            - Wooden dowels

Extra supplies that will be needed:

-          3-4 items that interact with air such as a hair dryer, bicycle pump, kite, etc. 

Cadette Girl Scout Way Badge

When Cadette Girl Scouts earn this badge they will know how to use Girl Scout ways and traditions, that are a century strong. to make the world a better place.

Supplies included:

-   Pencil                       - Trash bag

-   Lined paper             - Gloves

-   Blank paper

-  Tape

-  Bag of Craft Supplies for Swaps    

Extra supplies that will be needed:

-  Optional: markers or crayons 

Cadette Trees Badge

This badge in a box will help Cadette Girl Scouts learn all about trees: from the fruit to the forest. When Girl Scouts have earned this badge they will have gone to the root of what trees are all about- and branched out as a naturalist.

Supplies included:

-          Pencil                            - Glue stick

-          Blank paper                - Construction paper

-          Ruler                             - Brown paper bag

-          Crayons                        - Tissue paper

Extra supplies that will be needed:

-          Optional: crayons, markers 

Cadette Space Science Researcher Badge

Cadette Girl Scouts will observe and explore light, deepening their understanding of the Sun, stars, and other objects in space. After earning this badge, Girl Scouts will understand more about the amazing properties of light and how to use it to make discoveries about the Universe.

Supplies included:

-          Crayons                        - Blank paper                      - Feather

-          Pencil                            - Cardboard piece             - Fake leaves

-          Scissors                        - String                                  - Construction paper

-          Ruler                             - Notebook                         - Pipe cleaners

-          Glue stick                     - Cyanotype paper           - Beads

Extra supplies that will be needed:

-          CD or DVD to trace

-          Shallow tub to hold water 

Senior Business Startup Badge

Do you know what it takes to start your own business? With this badge in a box you will learn the skills to come up with a business idea, design a prototype, solicit feedback, improve your idea, and then create a business plan to pitch.

Supplies included:

-          Pencil                            - Construction paper

-          Blank paper                - Lined paper

-          Cardboard

-          Pipe cleaners  

Extra supplies that will be needed:  

Optional: additional craft materials to create prototype

Senior Space Science Expert Badge

Senior Girl Scouts will explore light and discover what it teaches us about the Universe with this badge in a box. When Girl Scouts earn this badge, they will understand more about the Universe, their place in it and how light is used to make discoveries about it.

Supplies included:

-          Blank paper                      - Notebook      - Dried beans

-          Crayons                              - Scissors      

-          Construction paper        - Blank paper

-          Pencil                                            - Ruler

Extra supplies that will be needed:

-          None 

Ambassador Space Science Master Badge

Just like scientists and engineers, Ambassador Girl Scouts will explore, observe, design, and communicate their space science discoveries. When Girl Scouts earn this badge, they will understand more about space science and how they can be a part of NASA now and in the future.

Supplies included:

-          Cardboard tube                         - Tape                                    - Clay

-          Wooden dowels                       - Pipe cleaner

-          String                                            - Construction paper

-          Pencil                                            - Notebook

Extra supplies that will be needed:

-          None 

Ambassador Entrepreneur Accelerator Badge

When Ambassador Girl Scouts earn this badge, they will have the skills to come up with a business idea, produce a prototype, identify their customers, solicit feedback, improve the idea, and then create a business plan to pitch.

Supplies included:

-          Cardboard piece                       - Pipe cleaners

-          Construction paper                  - Beads

-          String                                            - Notebook

-          Rubber bands                            - Pencil

Extra supplies that will be needed:

-          Optional: additional crafts materials to create a prototype